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Washington Real Estate License

Washington Real Estate License does the work of organizing real estate professionals thereby regularizing the real estate sector to a great extent. The Washington Real Estate Commission of the Washington State Department of Licensing checks the requirements of licensing.

Washington Real Estate License Exam

The Washington real estate licence for the salesperson as well brokers needs experience, education and exam. Candidates from both the field must be 18 years of age and have high school diploma to get real estate license. Washington real estate licensing needs salesperson to complete 60 hours of courses within five years before giving real estate exam. Candidate Handbook that is available with the Real Estate Commission, can be taken to read the instruction on how to schedule real estate exam. Once the real estate exam has been cleared, candidates will be given instructions on how to get real estate license in Washington.

WA real estate licensing requirements for the brokers include 120 hours of education in the approved courses. In this each 30 hours are given to Real Estate Law, Brokerage Management, Business Management and Approved Elective Course. Along with this the candidate must have experience of working as licensed salesperson in the state of Washington. After completing the course, clear the real estate exam and then within a year you can apply for the real estate license in Washington.

Washington Real Estate License Reciprocity

Washington is one among the US states that have reciprocal agreements with others states of the country. WA real estate license reciprocity allow a registered practitioner to qualify for certain exemptions in education requirements as well as in licensing exam. If the applicant is the resident of other state then s/he will have to submit the proof of License History with the Real Estate Commission in WA. Now if the candidate has been actively involved in the real estate profession for the last six months then the National portion of the real estate exam is not required but the applicant will have to give Washington Law Section of that exam. Exemption in the education requirements can also be given, which is again based on the License History.


Washington Real Estate License Renewal Requirements

Salesperson real estate license in Washington expires on second birth date from the date of issuance of the license. For this 30 hours of continuing education is needed. If the licensee is renewing the WA real estate license for the first time then 60 hours of courses are needed that include 30 hours of courses in Real Estate Practices. In the status of the license is inactive then no continuing education is needed but fee is required. Whenever candidate wants to activate the real estate license in Washington then 30 hours of education are required. Washington real estate licensing needs for the renewal of broker's license also demands 30 classroom hours. Fir further reference on Washington real estate licensing requirements and eligibility of broker and salesperson in getting real estate license in Washington, log on to the website of the Commission. has given the link of that website on this page.

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